2017 ORS 678.372¹
Rules for clinical nurse specialists

The Oregon State Board of Nursing shall adopt rules to implement ORS 678.370 (Clinical nurse specialists), including but not limited to rules establishing:

(1) Procedures and requirements for initial issuance and continuation of certification to act as a clinical nurse specialist, including but not limited to educational requirements;

(2) The scope of practice of clinical nurse specialists, including the authority to prescribe and dispense prescription drugs after approval of an application to do so by the board;

(3) Educational requirements for clinical nurse specialists applying for prescriptive authority that include but are not limited to:

(a) At least 45 contact hours in pharmacology; and

(b) Clinical education in patient management, including pharmacotherapeutics, that is comparable to the requirements for completion of a nurse practitioner program;

(4) The amount of any fees necessary for issuance of the initial certification, renewal of certification, initial application for prescriptive authority and renewal of application for prescriptive authority; and

(5) Such other rules as may be necessary to implement and administer ORS 678.370 (Clinical nurse specialists). [1999 c.498 §3; 2005 c.462 §5]

Chapter 678

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Disclosure by Board of Nursing of names, business and home addresses of registered and licensed practical nurses, (1982) Vol. 42, p 382; licensing require­ments for hospital technicians employed by state correc­tional facilities, (1987) Vol 45, p 188

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 678—Nurses; Nursing Home Administrators, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors678.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 678, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano678.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.